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CHICKASHA – After 40 years dedicated to the university’s athletic programs and more than a decade as an athletic director, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s Brisco McPherson became the NAIA’s fourth member of the John McLendon Minority Athletics Administrators Hall of Fame.

The John McLendon Minority Scholarship Steering Committee unanimously selected McPherson as this year’s inductee, who was a long-time men’s...

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CHICKASHA– After their second straight Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament berth, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma nets 12 new women’s basketball players.

Along with the 12 new recruits, the Drovers will have three players returning to round out the roster for the team. The returners are Brooke Worcester, Ndeye Ngom and Agota Jozan. Both Ngom and Jozan will be returning after sitting out last season due to injures.

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CHICKASHA – Area girls will get their opportunity to improve their basketball skills in Jennifer Hayden’s Basketball Camp this July.

The camp, which runs from July 7 through July 11, offers three-and-a-half hours of daily basketball training focused on improving overall skills. It will take place at the USAO Fieldhouse on the campus of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

During each day, USAO coaches and...

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CHICKASHA – Student-athletes at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma understand that the student-first aspect of their role as a student-athlete, which is why each commencement ceremony sees Drover athletes graduate on to bigger and better things.

In all, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma conferred 116 degrees in Friday’s two graduation ceremonies. Seventeen of those graduates have ties with Drover...

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CHICKASHA – Adding to her ever-growing list of accolades, senior women’s basketball star Paige Pulliam was chosen as this year’s recipient of the exclusive Bill and Pat Smith Scholar-Athlete Award.

The award, which is given to up to two USAO senior athletes each year, is presented to a student who best embodies the concept of a student-athlete and upholds high ideals in scholarship, citizenship and athletic competition. Pulliam...

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CHICKASHA – For the second year in a row, Drover senior Paige Pulliam was named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, an honor awarded to players with standout abilities in the classroom as in their sport.

Pulliam, a senior guard at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, is one of 128 players nationwide and one of just five in the state of Oklahoma to earn this honor in women’s basketball this year.

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CHICKASHA – The women’s basketball season wrapped up for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma during Sooner Athletic Conference post-season action in one of the most exciting games of the tournament.

The Drovers found themselves down by three in overtime when senior Paige Pulliam hit a buzzer beating three pointer to send the team into double overtime.

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SHAWNEE – It was a heartbreaking end to the season for the Drover women, who dropped to the Southwestern Christian Eagles in a double overtime game on Wednesday in the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament play in round.

While the Drovers (5-19) played a strong game, Paige Pulliam came out as the shining star, scoring a career-high 33 points to make it into the 1,000-Point Club, an exclusive achievement that now three Drover women have...

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CHICKASHA – Drover seniors Paige Pulliam and Rashelle Carr were named All-Conference Honorable Mention for the 2013-14 season, the Sooner Athletic Conference released on Monday.

“We are happy for Rashelle and Paige,” Head Coach Jennifer Hayden said. “It is a nice honor for them.”

The players will be honored with their awards before their first SAC Tournament game at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oklahoma Baptist.


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CHICKASHA – The ninth-seeded Drovers are scheduled to take on the eighth-seeded Southwestern Christian Eagles in the play in game of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

"Southwestern Christian is a good match up for us," Head Coach Jennifer Hayden said. "We are similar in many areas, so it will be a good game."

The tournament, which runs March 5-8 at Oklahoma Baptist, is single-elimination style,...